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The modest and comfortable Hotel Riu Papayas is located in the tourist resort of Gran Canaria, Spain, just minutes from Playa del Inglés. The hotel is perfect for those who want to be close to the beach and the sea, whilst also being within easy access of the city centre. 

This hotel forms a complex together with the ApartHotel Riu Flamingo, which offers the service and high quality that has come to be expected of RIU Hotels & Resorts. This hotel has everything you could need for relaxing and fun-filled holidays. It includes a fresh water swimming pool, solarium terrace, playground, two golf courses and a range of water sport activities to enjoy. In the surrounding area you can rent a bike, play squash, mini golf or tennis. 

The cuisine of Gran Canaria is an authentic ocean of flavours and aromas that has influences from all over the world, and includes a range of fruits, vegetables and fresh seafood. In the “à la carte” restaurant and exquisite buffet restaurant you will find the best local and international recipes, with many dishes prepared using healthy ingredients.

At Playa del Inglés, sun and fun accompany you all day long, with sporting activities such as jet skiing, windsurfing, sailing and much more. Close to the beach, you’ll find beach bars, souvenir shops, bars, restaurants and clubs where you can enjoy the beats all night long. If you want to discover the surroundings you can take a walk along the Paseo Costa Canaria coastal path, that passes through tropical flora or you can explore places such as Playa de las Burras beach, the dunes of Maspalomas, Playa de Amadores beach, Roque Nublo, the harbour of Mogán, the historical town of Agüimes, the Episcopal Palace and the island’s various national and water parks where your children will have a ball. 

The Hotel Riu Papayas is a comfortable and calm place, which is ideal for escaping from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Enjoy the best offers of Gran Canaria and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

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  • 1.5 km from Playa del Ingles beach
  • Free bus service to beach
  • Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool with children's section
  • Card games room and reading area

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